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Author Millett, Nathaniel, author.

Title The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and their quest for freedom in the Atlantic World / Nathaniel Millett.

Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2013]
©2013

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 345 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Edward Nicolls and the problem of war and slavery in the age of revolution -- War comes to the Southeast -- The British occupation of Pensacola -- Edward Nicolls and the Indians of the Southeast -- Edward Nicolls and his black allies -- Land, ecology, and size -- Community and culture -- Daily life -- Political and military organization -- Destruction -- The Seminole War.
Summary "Nathaniel Millett examines how the Prospect Bluff maroons constructed their freedom, shedding light on the extent to which they could fight physically and intellectually to claim their rights. Millett considers the legacy of the Haitian Revolution, the growing influence of abolitionism, and the period's changing interpretations of race, freedom, and citizenship among whites, blacks, and Native Americans."--Resource home page.
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Subject Nicolls, Edward.
Nicolls, Edward.
Maroons -- Florida -- Franklin County -- History.
Black Seminoles -- Florida -- Franklin County -- History.
Seminole Indians -- Florida -- Franklin County -- African influences.
Slavery -- Florida -- Franklin County -- History.
African Americans -- Florida -- Franklin County -- Relations with Indians.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
African Americans -- Relations with Indians.
Black Seminoles.
Maroons.
Seminole Indians -- African influences.
Slavery.
Florida -- Franklin County.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Millett, Nathaniel. Maroons of Prospect Bluff and their quest for freedom in the Atlantic World. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2013 9780813044545 (DLC) 2013007077 (OCoLC)829446035
ISBN 9780813048390 (electronic bk.)
0813048397 (electronic bk.)
0813044545 (alk. paper)
9780813044545 (alk. paper)
9780813046426 (ebook)
0813046424 (ebook)